Javanese Letters

Let's now learn the Javanese letters. Knowing these characters will allow you to read and write commonly used expressions and words with ease.

A a[a] example act
B b[b] example bay
C c[ʨ] example chat
D d[d] example day
E e[ɛ] example egg
F f[f] example fine
G g[ɡ] example gas
H h[h] example hot
I i[i] example meat
J j[ʥ] example job
K k[k] example kit
L l[l] example life
M m[m] example man
N n[n] example nice
O o[o] example old
P p[p] example pool
Q q[k] example kiss
R r[r] example Romania
S s[s] example son
T t[t] example time
U u[u] example tool
V v[f] example free
W w[w] example wind
X x[ks] example wax
Y y[j] example year
Z z[z] example Zulu
NG ng[eng] example hang
NY ny[nye] example mania
KH kh[kha] example bach
SY sy[sya] example shield
NNG nng[nng] example bang

The above letters in Javanese should allow you to read and write the following pages with much ease: popular phrases in Javanese, Javanese homepage, or Javanese Grammar. Javanese quiz and flashcard can also be found on our homepage.